Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Rapier

Date:
ca. 1630
Geography:
Solingen
Culture:
hilt, probably British; blade, German, Solingen
Medium:
Steel, wood
Dimensions:
L. 43 7/8 in. (111.4 cm); L. of blade 37 3/4 in. (95.9 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 4 oz. (567 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.1
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. "Illustrated Fencing Books 1500–1800." In The Academy of the Sword. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. p. 30, ill.



Related Objects

Cross Hilt Sword

Artist: Blade signed by Clemens Horn (German, Solingen, 1580–1630) Date: 1600–1625 Medium: Iron, silver, wood, copper alloy, steel, gold Accession: 2010.165 On view in:Gallery 372

Presentation Smallsword

Artist: James Morisset (English, London, active 1768–1800) Date: hallmarked for 1797–98 Medium: Silver, enamel, steel, paste brilliants Accession: 26.145.315a, b On view in:Gallery 376

Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)

Artist: Hilt by Israel Schuech (German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610) Date: dated 1606 Medium: Steel, bronze, gold, enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood Accession: 1970.77 On view in:Gallery 376

Rapier

Date: ca. 1540 Medium: Steel, silver, wood Accession: 2010.200 On view in:Gallery 376

Smallsword with Scabbard

Artist: Master GG (French, active Paris, ca. 1774) Date: hallmarked 1773–74 Medium: Gold, steel, wood, fish skin Accession: 1998.35a, b On view in:Gallery 376